In lieu of a real post, an awesome story on the movie Clue
If you love the movie Clue as much as I do, here is your next read. It's long but so so worth it. FLAMES if you don't love Clue.
Broken arm blahs
So I broke my arm. Posting may be a little light as I figure out how to write AFK (away from keyboard) or faster, using one hand (two fingers, actually). [...]
Cover contest winner revealed!
The winner of the $50 gift card is Kristen Bieske! Kristen is friends with Jill Byrd, who went to high school with Kim Rader, who, despite the name, is not [...]
How does the book-worthy idea find you?
My first post at The Debutante Ball is up this morning—read about the moment I knew I had a book-worthy idea. I was blow-drying my hair. I HATE to blow-dry [...]
How to get the writing done
Just finished the book Daily Rituals by Mason Currey and found lots of great quotes about how artists get work done. Currey ends his book with this one—probably because it [...]
Books whose movies are just as good—or even better
Was thinking about movies made from books that manage to be just as good or even better than the books. Sacrilege? Maybe. The topic came up at home when my [...]
BLACK HOUR book cover reveal and contest!
Unless you've read the book (and I can count those people on one hand), you may not know how spot-on perfect this is—but it is. Thank you to Seventh Street [...]
In which writing is a long game in a team sport
I’ve talked to several people who are surprised when I say I’m still ten months away from the publication of The Black Hour, my first novel. This is a long [...]
Break out the champagne
Sorry for the radio silence. I've been busy with the usual, and then the stuff I'm hoping will become my new usual, like book edits. But I have to get [...]
Big news today: I have a release date, and a confirmed title. The Black Hour will be released July 8, 2014!